Faculty & Staff Profiles

The faculty at the School is devoted to student learning and supportive of engagement in Library and Information Science professional activities.

Professors are involved in many interdisciplinary projects and partnerships, which include the Virtual Writing University, the UI Center for the Book, the Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics, and the UI Libraries.

Faculty Profiles


Barrett, Timothy

Professor
Director, Center for the Book
History, technique, and science of papermaking; permanence of paper records.

The Center for the Book
216 North Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52240-1420

319-621-2493

Blinkinsop, Cindy

Adjunct Faculty
21st century learning, 21st century libraries.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


Campbell, Beth

Adjunct Faculty
School libraries, children's literature, library programming, multi-media tools, communication, children's authors/illustrators, social media, storytelling, critical thinking and content creation.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

563-508-0260

Culshaw, John

Adjunct Faculty
Administration, college and university libraries.

Library Administration
5038 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5867

Eichmann, David

Associate Professor
Director, School of Library and Information Science
Research networking, biomedical informatics, semantic web, data management and visualization.

School of Library and Information Science
3086 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA  52242-1420

319-335-5715

Geers, Dianna

Adjunct Faculty
Adolescent literacy, literature, and resources; adolescents as digital content creators, 21st century literacy, diversity.

School of LIbrary and Information Science

3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

Sid Huttner

Huttner, Sid

Adjunct Faculty
History of 19th century American trade bookbinding, bibliography, city and other directories, and special collections management.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5921

Kolarik, Christine

Adjunct Faculty
Teacher Librarian Coordinator
K-12 school library programs, teacher librarians as leaders, literacy development, information literacy.

School of Library and Information Science
3067 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5708
Nancy Kraft

Kraft, Nancy

Adjunct Faculty
Cultural heritage emergency response.

University Libraries: Preservation and
Conservation Department
The University of Iowa
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242

319-335-5286

Lechtenberg, Kate

Adjunct Faculty
Adolescent literacy, new literacies, disciplinary literacies, intellectual freedom, collection development, critical literacy, pedagogy.

Department of Education
N231 Lindquist Center
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


Leonard, Julie

Associate Professor
Kolarik Bindery Supervisor
Contemporary artist's books; history of bookbinding.

The Center for the Book
216 North Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-0447

Logsden, Kara

Adjunct Faculty
Public library management, leadership, outreach, programming, public relations & marketing, community engagement, strategic planning, reader's advisory.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Mattock, Lindsay

Assistant Professor
Archival management, preservation, and use of visual media; archival theory and practice; audiovisual archives; digital preservation and curation; community archives and record-keeping practices; and media and technological literacy.

School of Library and Information Science
3072 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5712

Ni, Chaoqun

Assistant Professor
Scholarly Data Analytics, Science Policy, Scholarly Communication, Informetrics, Information Visualization, Computational Social Science.

School of Library and Information Science
3070 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5793

Pierce, Jennifer Burek

Associate Professor
Print culture and book history, including 21st century and digital practices; literature and non-fiction materials for young readers; publishing, particularly marketing and book promotion; communities of readers; and community engagement and service learning.

School of Library and Information Science
3076 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5716

Rehmke, Denise

Adjunct Faculty
Leadership, library advocacy, literacy, teaching and learning, instructional technology.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


Scheib, Sara

Adjunct Faculty
Academic libraries, bibliometrics, research assessment, scientific communication, scholarly publishing, and research data management.

University Libraries
E237 Chemistry Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-3024

Snider, Jacqueline

Adjunct Faculty
Special and corporate libraries; company archives; knowledge management; taxonomies; integrated library systems.

School of Library and Information Science
3074 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Stewart, Duncan

Adjunct Faculty
Special collections cataloging including rare books, artists' books, manuscripts, and ephemera.

University Libraries: Cataloging-Metadata Department
5020 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5884

Stuart, Shana

Adjunct Faculty
Carnegie libraries, public libraries, libraries as place and space, Iowa library history.

School of Library and Information Science
3078 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Vamanu, Iulian

Assistant Professor
Knowledge organization, cultural heritage informatics, information behavior, information ethics.

School of Library and Information Science
3068 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5714

Zimmerman, Margaret

Assistant Professor
Information literacy, health literacy, health information-seeking behavior, disadvantaged populations, maternal outcomes, school librarianship.

School of Library and Information Science
3074 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5720

Staff Profiles


Carol Ives

Program Administrator

After seven years with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics (IGPI), Carol joined the SLIS team in January of 2013. Carol holds a BA in Business Administration and brings over 25 years of operations, project management, and administrative experience to the SLIS department. In her time away from work Carol loves to garden and is an avid apiarist.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5709

Vicki MacLeod

Secretary III

Vicki has been employed with SLIS since 2008 and has previous experience in various university departments. She has a diploma in Photography for Visual Communication from the School of Communication Arts in Minneapolis and a management certificate from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids. In another venue, she is promoting the planting of Asclepias (Milkweed) in every possible place to help save the Monarch butterflies. A portion of her yard is certified as a Monarch Waystation for the migrating butterflies and encourages others to become familiar with the program which is hosted by the University of Kansas.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707